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Log formatting with colors!

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colorlog.ColoredFormatter is a formatter for use with pythons logging module.

It allows colors to be placed in the format string, which is mostly useful when paired with a StreamHandler that is outputting to a terminal. This is accomplished by added a set of terminal color codes to the record before it is used to format the string.

A usage example, using the default color mapping:

>>> from colorlog import ColoredFormatter
>>> formatstring = "%(bg_level)s%(levelname)-8s%(reset)s %(blue)%(message)s"
>>> levels = {
                'DEBUG':    'cyan',
                'INFO':     'green',
                'WARNING':  'yellow',
                'ERROR':    'red',
                'CRITICAL': 'red',
        }
>>> ColoredFormatter(formatstring, reset=True, color_levels=levels)

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